Goldman Downgrades Tiffany Citing Slow Turn on High-End Business

clock September 22, 2017Evan Clark


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clock September 23, 2017WWD Staff


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SMCP Bets on Fast Growth for Paris Labels With IPO Plans

A sign of confidence in its own business, the company’s filing also raised questions about the staying power of accessible fashion brands over the longer term.

clock September 18, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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EXCLUSIVE: LVMH Names Sylvie Colin CEO of Kenzo

The former ceo of French contemporary brand Maje, she succeeds Eric Marechalle, who has left for Marc Jacobs.

clock September 8, 2017Mimosa Spencer

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Maje Names Isabelle Guichot CEO

The luxury executive’s appointment signals further international expansion for the French brand.

clock September 5, 2017Mimosa Spencer

A Sandro store on Hong Kong's Fashion Walk.


Global IPO Activity Could Help SMCP’s Public Listing Quest

An IPO would help SMCP further its global expansion plans.

clock June 21, 2017Vicki M. Young

A Sandro store on Hong Kong's Fashion Walk.


SMCP Considers Public Listing on Euronext Paris

Shandong Ruyi Group would retain its majority stake in the accessible luxury fashion group.

clock June 21, 2017Vicki M. Young

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First Canada, Then the World: Reflections on Art and Life

Canadian designers, executives and magazine editors share their experiences for the 150th anniversary of Canada.

clock June 21, 2017Alexa Tietjen and Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Experienced Capital Partners Buys 43% Stake in French Label Sessùn

The investment firm, which targets retail-focused brands in the affordable-luxury segment, wants to develop the label in France and overseas.

clock June 2, 2017Joelle Diderich



Maje to Play Up Denim Capsule in Latest Campaign to Grow U.S. Sales

The Parisian chic contemporary label notched gains with last year’s influencer-infused road trip and has built on the concept for a new spin this year.

clock March 30, 2017Kari Hamanaka

A Sandro store on Hong Kong's Fashion Walk.


Sandro, Maje Group Says Sales Rose 16.4% in 2016

The group, owned by China’s Shandong Ruyi Group, said EBITDA grew 22 percent to 130 million euros, or $144 million.

clock March 30, 2017Joelle Diderich

Human Resources

LVMH Creates Investment Entity for Emerging Brands

The luxury conglomerate has appointed Julie Bercovy, its deputy head of mergers and acquisitions, to head LVMH Luxury Ventures.

clock February 3, 2017Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Experienced Capital Clinches Deal to Buy Alain Figaret

The fund purchased a 70 percent stake in the French shirtmaker from EPI group.

clock January 11, 2017Robert Williams

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Fashion Features

Inaugural Paris Summit Debates Economic Models, Creative Challenges

Key figures gathered to hash out industry challenges at the Paris-based event, backed by France’s Ministries of Culture and Industries.

clock December 7, 2016Katya Foreman

Business Features

SMCP Brings ‘Parisian Chic’ to the World

The company keeps its troika of accessible luxury brands distinct from each other.

clock October 26, 2016David Moin

The Maje store in Hong Kong

Mergers and Acquisitions

Shandong Ruyi Completes Acquisition of Sandro, Maje Group

The Chinese textile concern plans to ramp up global expansion of Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot, particularly in Asia.

clock October 11, 2016Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Experienced Capital Partners to Take Majority Stake in Alain Figaret

The investment firm sees strong potential for the French shirtmaker in the affordable luxury segment.

clock September 8, 2016Joelle Diderich

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